Under general policy guidance direction from the Board of Directors, the General Manager directs and oversees the administrative, public relations, personnel, operations, and general affairs of the District; represents the Board's policies and programs with employees, community organizations, and the general public; recommends Board adoption of the District's Strategic Plan and annual business plan; ensures execution of short- and long-term goals and objectives consistent with the mission of the District and vision of the Board; reviews budgets and makes recommendations to the Board on final expenditure levels; and is responsible for employer-employee relations. The General Manager provides day-to-day leadership and ensures District operations and functions effectively serve the needs of customers/rate payers throughout the District's service area, while complying with applicable laws and regulations.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, public or business administration, or a closely related field and at least five years of progressive responsible executive or managerial experience in the water industry, of which the last five years are in the operations or administration of an appropriate public utility. Licensing as a professional engineer preferred.
Send resume and cover letter (email preferred) to: Central Basin Municipal Water District 6252 Telegraph Road Commerce, CA 90040 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Basin Municipal Water District is a public agency that purchases imported water from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). Central Basin wholesales the imported water to cities, mutual water companies, investor-owned utilities and private companies in southeast Los Angeles County. (Imported water is transported through the expansive Colorado River Aqueduct system and from Northern California.) Central Basin also supplies water used for groundwater replenishment and provides the region with recycled water for municipal, commercial and industrial use. There are 24 cities in Central Basin’s service area.